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Yelp Vancouver’s First Open Party: Living La Voya Local



Dressed in our nautical best, Vancouver yelpers set sail on a fantastic voyage of yummy eats, a bevvy of treats and some smooth beats, this past Wednesday at Voya, inside the Loden Hotel.

Crowd-fun


To get the party started master mixologist Simon Ogden stirred up a Stinger welcome cocktail (description: Hennessy vs Menthe Pastille) while guests rushed to see the endless sea of goodies Saul Good Gift Co. were serving up on a tasting station made for a true locavore. Meanwhile Whistler Brewing dazzled our beer fixation with Black Tusk Ales and Export Lagers, while Russian Standard spiked the Yelp juice flowing at the bar.

Sponsor-fun


Shot glasses were filled to the brim with Urban Team Merchant's jasmine tea infused vodka cocktails as Voya sponsored wave upon wave of BC spot prawns, eggplant sliders, pumpkin risotto and tuna tar tar just to name a few of their chef's awesome creations. VIPs and Elites got a chance to test their record spinning talents after being schooled by Girl On Wax. There's no question, DJ Leanne has some mad skills and kept us grooving all night long.

Fun-dj

And after primming and prepping with lashes and moustaches at the Wink Beauty Lounge, yelpers donned their sailor caps and took a Photobooth Vancouver excursion, many more than once!

Photobooth

Read all of the tales and check out all of the pictures (photo creds to Raymond O and Gina I) and in the words of nautically dressed yelper, Dave S: "Holy thermal underwear batman! This party was friggin cooooool!"

Until our next adventure, SYOY!
Crystal H

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